SECTION MENU

Elliot Is Incoming President of ASAMS

June 01, 2022

Elliot Is Incoming President of ASAMS

James Elliott, M.D., is the incoming president of the American Society of Aerospace Medicine Specialists.

Dr. Elliot is the Physician Manager of the Division of Aerospace Medicine Air Traffic Control Virtual Hiring Team (VHT) for the FAA. Prior to his current position, he was the Deputy Regional Flight Surgeon for the FAA’s Central Region.
   Dr. Elliot earned a Bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from New Mexico State University, a Doctor of Medicine from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, and a Masters of Public Health from The Johns Hopkins University. He completed residency training and board certification in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health and in Aerospace Medicine.
   Dr. Elliott is a Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association. He is the current President of the Southwest Chapter of the Flying Physicians Association. Before joining the FAA, he serviced 24 years in the U.S. Air Force. He was a Chief Flight Surgeon with more than 1000 flying hours in a variety of aircraft, including the F-16, T-37, T-38, KC-135, and HH-60G. He has served on the faculty of the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, the Wright State University School of Medicine, and the University of Central Missouri Professional Pilot program. He is an instrument rated pilot and owns a Commander 112.